Thursday, 19 September 2019
Govt welcomes FRs back to the fold

Govt welcomes FRs back to the fold

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (June 24, 2019) – (From left) Josephine Leysa, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) regional director; Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, Board Member Eduardo Paras Sr., 1002nd Brigade Commander Col. Adonis Bajao, PNP Provincial Director PSSUPT Arpha Abul Kyr Macalangcom Jr., and 73rd IB Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Ronaldo Valdez, distribute financial and livelihood assistance, and firearms remuneration to one of the eight former New People’s Army (NPA) rebels (FRs) during the joint meeting of the Provincial Peace and Order Council and Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council (PPOC-PADAC) on June 20. This assistance given to FRs is part of the benefits from the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program of the Duterte Administration through the DILG. (Tres Besana – Jori Mae Samillano/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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